|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 08, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 03, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 02, 2021||1st report cal.241|
|Jan 08, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S1237
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1237 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1237 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the general civil penalty of the environmental conservation law; provides that in addition to the fines, such person may be enjoined from continuing such violation and any permit or certificate issued to such person may be revoked or suspended, or a pending renewal application may be denied.
S1237 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1237 SPONSOR: GIANARIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the general civil penalty PURPOSE: To amend the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) to provide injunctive relief for ECL violations for which there is no specifically stated penalty in law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Environmental Conservation Law § 71-4003 is amended to provide for injunctive relief, as well as revocation or suspension of a permit or certificate or denial of a pending renewal application, for violations of the ECL where the penalty is not otherwise specifically provided.
S1237 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1237 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the general civil penalty THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 71-4003 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 99 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: § 71-4003. General civil penalty. Except as otherwise specifically provided elsewhere in this chapter, a person who violates any provision of this chapter, or any rule, regu- lation or order promulgated pursuant thereto, or the terms or conditions of any permit, CERTIFICATE OR ORDER issued thereunder, shall be liable [to] FOR a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars, and an additional civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars for each day during which each such violation continues; AND IN ADDITION THERETO, SUCH PERSON MAY BE ENJOINED FROM CONTINUING SUCH VIOLATION, AND ANY PERMIT OR CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO SUCH PERSON MAY BE REVOKED OR SUSPENDED, OR A PENDING RENEWAL APPLICATION MAY BE DENIED. Any civil penalty, INJUNCTIVE RELIEF, OR PERMIT OR CERTIFICATE REVOCATION, SUSPENSION OR DENIAL provided for by this [chapter] SECTION may be assessed following a hearing or opportunity to be heard. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03093-01-1
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